Tips for taking care of your neck and Décolleté

How does someone go about taking care of their neck and Décolleté area? Should you just soap and lather, and exfoliate like the rest of your body? The answer is no. Your neck and Décolleté area are more delicate, with skin much closer to the texture found on your face. So when taking care of these areas especially with anti-aging in mind you want to be much more delicate than you would the rest of your body.

Your epidermis layer is much thinner on your neck and chest than it is on the rest of your body but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t get dry. When taking care of your neck and décolleté you want to hydrate your skin. Using a product like the ones found at can help you. With many of the products claiming they will help you to hydrate your skin. Hydration is one of the key factors in taking care of your skin because all of the cells in your body including the cells found in your dermis layers are made up of water. Hydration helps your skin feel supple and smooth.

You can try a rich and nourishing cream like this one Which is marketed to revitalize and penetrate deep wrinkles and sagging skin on the neck and chin.  You might benefit from this cream if you have loose or saggy neck skin.

When your neck is not firm it can give the appearance of a double chin, to get rid of a double chin you can try using creams, massage and exercise that is marked to help firm and tighten the skin around the neck.

One such neck exercise called a Head Drop can done by retracing the neck, then slowing moving your head up and backward as far as you can comfortably go so that your eyes are looking straight up ahead at the ceiling. You can repeat this exercise 10 times holding the position for 5 seconds before releasing.

Another exercise is a head rotation, standing for sitting up straight keeping your eyes fixed on the horizon turn your head diagonally to the right so that your nose is above your shoulder. Return to a neutral position and then switch to the left side. Repeat this five times in each direction. This last exercise should work your neck as well as your chest, as long as you make sure keep your shoulders back only moving your neck.